Rampion 2 Wind Farm extension opens informal consultation

rampion visitor boat passes original wind farm on blue sky day

The Rampion 2 team has launched a four-week informal consultation this week [January 14], to raise awareness and seek feedback on their initial proposals to expand the Rampion Wind Farm off the Sussex coast. A full and formal consultation will follow later in the year, ahead of submission of a development consent application to build […]

Potential Rampion 2 project announced off Sussex Coast

Crowd of people present at consultation

– Potential to supply over 1 million UK homes with clean renewable electricity, reduce carbon emissions by around 1.8 million tonnes per year and create green sector jobs and investment.
– Assessing an Area of Search off the Sussex coast to identify a suitable site for up to 116 new wind turbines, and assess an onshore Area of Search to identify a route for underground cables to connect the power to the National Grid.
– Formal public consultation on draft proposals in 2021 prior to submission of final proposals. If consent awarded, construction to begin 2025 at the earliest.